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Old 10-25-2009, 07:02 PM   #1
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Update Fails and Missing Dependencies

My girlfriend has just dusted off her Aspire One netbook with Linpus on it. I've tried to update packages and such (eventually got the password changed and such) now I can't update the packages or enable GNOME.

Updating the packages brings up this error:
file /usr/share/pixmaps/scim-setup.png from install of scim-1.4.7-7.fc8 conflicts with file from package scim-aspire-1.0.0-3.lp
file /usr/share/scim/icons/smart-pinyin.png from install of scim-pinyin-0.5.91-20.fc8 conflicts with file from package scim-aspire-1.0.0-3.lp
And trying to switch to GNOME brings up this error:
Missing Dependency: gecko-libs = is needed by package yelp
Has anyone any idea how to fix these? Because I have absolutely no idea.

Last edited by conker87; 10-25-2009 at 09:18 PM.
Old 10-25-2009, 08:35 PM   #2
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Not a good title...

You are not likely to get many responses to a post without a title describing what the problem is. "Help", etc will not get you help. You can edit your post after reading and considering this.
Old 10-25-2009, 08:46 PM   #3
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If you want to make her happy I would go with one of these Netbook Remix's

1. Ubuntu Netbook Remix

2. Jolicloud

3. Easy Peasy

All 3 are really easy to use and will surfing the net fun again...


good luck

Ps. You'll need a usb stick with 2 or more gigs and internet connection to download one of the Linux Os's above...

2 gig usb stick will run about 5 to 15 dollar ball park range..


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